The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.

AGS Magazine: May 2019 Issue

AGS Magazine: May 2019 Issue

The AGS Magazine May 2019 Issue can be found here.


AGS Magazine is the new FREE magazine for the Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists.

The magazine focuses on geotechnics, engineering geology and geoenvironmental engineering as well as the work and achievements of the AGS.

This publication will look at a range of topical issues, insights and concerns, whilst publishing new guidance notes, working group activities and provide information on upcoming conferences and industry seminars.


If you would like to provide articles or advertise in future issues please get in touch via


For any other information about AGS Magazine or about the AGS in general, please visit:


Stay up-to-date with all things AGS via the following social media channels:

Twitter: @agsgeotech

LinkedIn: AGS - Association of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Specialists


There are a number of excellent articles in this month's issue - details of where to find them are below:

Notes from the Chair - Julian Lovell - Page 4

AGS Annual Conference 2019 - Overview - Page 7

Commercial Risks and How to Manage Them: AGS Loss Prevention Seminar - Page 10

AGS Award Winners 2019 - Page 12

What are Collateral Warranties? - Page 14

Using Survey Information for New Drains and Sewers - Page 16

Working Group Focus: Geotechnical - Page 18

Q&A with Roseanna Bloxham of RSK Environment - Page 20

AGS Guide to Good Practice in Geoenvironmental Ground Investigation Update - Page 22

Become a Member

Join the British Geotechnical Association to keep up to date with the latest BGA news